Capture Stunning Photos with Siri’s Assistance on Your iPhone

The voice assistant (Siri) Siri available on various Apple devices helps to perform many tasks using voice commands, for example: you can request to contact someone from Siri on iPhone, set reminders, take a photo or open the camera application and then snap Imagine Yourself and many other tasks.

In this article, we will explain how to use Siri to take photos on iPhone in more than one way:

1- How to take a photo on iPhone using Siri:

You can use the Siri voice assistant on iPhone to take a photo without having to hold in hand the phone, but after setting a shortcut with voice command to take pictures. Here’s how to do it:

1- Open the Shortcuts app on your iPhone.

2- Click on the Gallery tab.

3- Type (Say Cheese) in the search box.

4- Click on the Say Cheese option.

5- Click the Add Shortcut button to embed it into Siri commands.

6- To customize this shortcut, such as changing the camera or typing another phrase for the voice command, tap the three-dot button to go to the voice command settings page where you can make the changes.

7- After setting the voice command, in any time you want to take a photo using the Siri voice assistant, say: (Hey Siri, Say Cheese) or (Hey Siri … then say the phrase of your choice) and the phone’s camera will take the photo.

8- When you use this shortcut for the first time, you will be asked for permission to save photos in the gallery. Make sure you agree to grant permission to access the gallery by clicking the Always Allow option, in so that the phone automatically saves the photos you take using Siri for the next time.

2- How to open the Camera app using Siri to take a photo or record a video on your iPhone:

When you follow the first method, you can take a photo without using your hands, but you can use Siri to open the camera app to the required option, then take the photo or video yourself.

1- To take a photo with the rear camera using Siri, follow these steps:

Say: (Hey Siri) Hey Siri.

Say: Take a photo or Take a panorama photo.

The Camera app will open with the required option.

Take a picture.

2- To open the Camera application to one of the video shooting options available in the Camera application using Siri and then start recording, do the following:

Say: (Hey Siri) Hey Siri.

Say: take a video, take a slow motion video, take a time-lapse video.

The Camera app will open the required option.

Start recording the video.

3- You can use Siri voice assistant to open the front camera and then take a selfie by following these steps:

Say: (Hey Siri) Hey Siri.

Say: (Take a selfie) Take a selfie The Camera app will open on the front camera.

Take a selfie.